Radar images show that an April earthquake near the Mexico-California border caused the Earth's surface to move 31 inches downward and to the south.
Use of a wireless reminder instrument led to a 27% higher rate of patients taking their medications on time.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union is considering 12 more years of state aid for coal, a draft European Commission document showed, even as the Group of 20 prepared to discuss phasing out fossil fuel subsidies this weekend.
AGADIR, Morocco (Reuters) - More whales are being killed by chemical and noise pollution, entanglement in nets, climate change or collisions with ships than by whaling itself, delegates to the world's main whaling body said this week.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge refused on Thursday to put on hold his decision blocking the federal government from enforcing its six-month ban on deepwater oil drilling after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration suffered a setback on Thursday in its efforts to keep its six-month ban on new deepwater drilling after the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Quantum dots could boost the amount of electricity produced by silicon solar cells, by harnessing the energy from hot electrons
Redmond's newest operating system is the fastest selling in its history, the company says.
Two West Virginia women who won a class-action lawsuit against DuPont Co. over long-term exposure to toxins are suing the company again over dozens of ailments they say were caused by the chemicals.
Russian president's visit to Silicon Valley was bolstered by an announcement from Cisco Systems that it would invest $1 billion over 10 years to help foster high-tech innovation in Russia.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Europe's carmakers moved a step closer creating an infrastructure for electric cars after agreeing on plug and socket standards for slow or overnight charging of the battery-driven vehicles due to hit roads from next year.
The market for the low power wireless access points is expected to reach 49 million units over the next five years.
GE said plan to pour $5 billion into energy efficient and environmentally oriented projects has been met a year ahead of schedule and will spend an additional $10 billion by 2015.
Factory orders for durable goods fell 1.1 percent last month, but that was largely the result of a drop in demand for commercial aircraft.